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The '''United States Congress''' is the Bicameralism|bicameral legislature of the Federal government of the United States|federal government of the United States of America|United States consisting of two houses: the United States Senate|Senate and the United States House of Representatives|House of Representatives. The Congress meets in the United States Capitol|Capitol in Washington, D.C. Both senators and representatives are chosen through direct election, though vacancies in the Senate may be filled by a gubernatorial appointment. Members are usually affiliated to the Republican party (United States)|Republican Party or to the Democratic Party (United States)|Democratic Party, and only rarely to a Third-party members of the United States House of Representatives|third-party or as Independent (politician)|independents. Congress has 535 voting members: 435 Representatives and 100 Senators. The...
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Legislature114th United States Congress
Coa picSeal of the United States Congress.svg
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HousesUnited States Senate|Senate
United States House of Representatives|House of Representatives
Members'''535''' voting members:
100 senators
435 representatives
'''6''' Non-voting members of the United States House of Representatives|non-voting members
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Session roomUnited States Capitol west front edit2.jpg
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Meeting placeUnited States Capitol
Washington, D.C., United States
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